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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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The Westing Game Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be heirs compete for a fortune in classic mystery.
By Ellen Raskin
(1978)
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The Recruit: CHERUB, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen spy series gets off to rousing start.
By Robert Muchamore
(2005)
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We Were Liars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
By E. Lockhart
(2014)
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
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Confessions of a Murder Suspect Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2012)
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Spy School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
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And Then There Were None Book Poster Image
age 14+
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
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The Lying Game Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful series starter full of pranks and mean girls.
By Sara Shepard
(2010)
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When You Reach Me Book Poster Image
age 9+
Perfectly voiced, mysterious sci-fi coming-of-age tale.
By Rebecca Stead
(2009)
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Being Nikki: An Airhead Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Engaging cliffhanger continues series' rollercoaster ride.
By Meg Cabot
(2009)
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Skeleton Creek Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Book/online-video hybrid is creepy fun.
By Patrick Carman
(2009)
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Scat Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Eco-mystery is suspenseful and funny.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2009)
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What I Saw and How I Lied Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sophisticated, mature mystery better for older teens.
By Judy Blundell
(2008)
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The 39 Clues Series Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting mystery, heavily merchandised.
By Rick Riordan, Gordon Korman, Jude Watson, Peter Lerangis
(2008)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey Book Poster Image
age 9+
Positive lessons, but more danger than 1st book.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2008)
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Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant tale of dyslexic boy seeking clues to his past.
By Patricia Reilly Giff
(2008)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
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The Egypt Game Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Newbery Honor book is a fun mystery romp.
By Zilpha Keatley Snyder
(1985)
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